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Remedial Technology Selection for Chlorinated Solvent Plumes

  • Hans F. Stroo
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Part of the SERDP/ESTCP Environmental Remediation Technology book series (SERDP/ESTCP)

Abstract

The number of technology options for chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons (CAHs) has increased significantly over the last 20 years. Initially, pump-and-treat was the de facto presumptive remedy, and extraction systems were installed at the overwhelming majority of sites. Pump-and-treat can be an effective mass removal technology and has been used successfully in several cases. However, under most conditions, these systems primarily provide hydraulic control and plume containment (USEPA, 1999; NRC, 1994). Further, pump-and-treat systems require continued operation and maintenance for long time periods, often at a considerable annual cost.

Keywords

Life Cycle Cost Reductive Dechlorination Permeable Reactive Barrier Soil Vapor Extraction Nanoscale Iron 
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  • Hans F. Stroo
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  1. 1.HydroGeoLogic, Inc.AshlandUSA

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